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Date:   Thu, 21 May 2020 16:51:43 +0100
From:   Mark Brown <>
To:     Serge Semin <>
Cc:     Andy Shevchenko <>,
        Serge Semin <>,
        Georgy Vlasov <>,
        Ramil Zaripov <>,
        Alexey Malahov <>,
        Thomas Bogendoerfer <>,
        Paul Burton <>,
        Ralf Baechle <>,
        Andy Shevchenko <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Rob Herring <>,,
        devicetree <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Wan Ahmad Zainie <>,
        Jarkko Nikula <>,
        Clement Leger <>,
        linux-spi <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 03/16] spi: dw: Discard static DW DMA slave structures

On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 03:12:28PM +0300, Serge Semin wrote:

> Well, for me both solutions are equal except mine consumes less stack memory.
> The only reason why your solution might be better is that if DW DMA driver or
> the DMA engine subsystem changed the dw_dma_slave structure instance passed to
> the dma_request_channel() method, which non of them do. So I'll leave this for
> Mark to decide. Mark, could you give us your final word about this?

Honestly I'm struggling to care either way.  I guess saving a bit of
stack is potentially useful.

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